Stephanie Vigoya – LMHC
Stephanie is passionate about helping individuals, families, and couples create positive shifts in their lives. Her relational approach creates a safe environment to begin a process of self-exploration & personal growth. She uses evidence-based practices to help clients develop a deeper understanding and meaning around their experiences. As a result, goals are developed; barriers are surpassed, and strengths are heightened to support the changes they envision.
Considering that we often grow and develop in the context of our family, Stephanie welcomes meeting the people invested in your life. She often assists couples to engage in conversations that promote increased safety and connection, she provides parents with the tools needed to manage challenging behavior presented by children and helps individuals resolve issues related to trauma, depression, anxiety, and overall life stressors.
Stephanie is a licensed Mental Health Counselor who received her graduate degree in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. She was inspired to peruse a two-year post-graduate certification from the Ackerman Institute for the Family to better assist culturally diverse & underserved children experiencing severe emotional and behavioral issues. Stephanie ability to support children and families is further supported by her training in MAP evidence-based treatment by New York University Child Study Center which teaches families how to manage and monitor symptoms not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, and disruptive behavior in youth. Most recently, Stephanie completed an Emotional Focus Therapy Externship to assist couples to understand their patterns during the conflict and engage in conversations that promote bonding within the relationship.
Stephanie is a bilingual therapist where she can provide therapy in both English and Spanish.